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DOVER-FOXCROFT - Clyde E. Armstrong, 85, the husband of Phyllis (McKusick) Armstrong, went home to be with the Lord, Jan. 22, 2002, at the Hibbard Nursing Home in Dover-Foxcroft, after a long illness. He was born June 28, 1916, in Versailles, Ohio, the son of John and Goldie (Pittsenberger) Armstrong. He served as an U.S. Army veteran of World War II in the South Pacific, and has resided in Dover-Foxcroft for the past 37 years. He was a former employee of the Maine Leathers Tannery in Dover-Foxcroft, and later worked at Moosehead Manufacturing, retiring in 1981. He was a former superintendent, Sunday school teacher, deacon and trustee, of great faith and wisdom, at the Dexter Pentecostal Church, and currently attended the West Levant Church of God. Clyde also led Bible studies at his home, and he built their home himself. He enjoyed woodworking, donating his time and carpenter skills to the church, and was an inspiration to his church and his family.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of Dover-Foxcroft; are a son, David Armstrong and his wife, LaVance of Sangerville and their children, John and Laura; a son, Wayne Armstrong and his wife, Mary Jane of Sangerville and their children, Jenny and Amy; a daughter, Diane Norsworthy and her husband, Donald of Dover-Foxcroft and their children, Ronald and Kathryn; a son, Glen Armstrong and his wife, Toni of Garland and their children, Jennifer, Joshua, and Chelsea; a daughter, Esther Bracy and her husband, Rev. Steve Bracy of Strong and their children, Andrew, Amanda, Christopher, and Caitlin; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Annabelle Rieman of Ansonia, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Catherine Armstrong; a brother-in-law, Don Oliver, both of Versailles, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. Clyde was predeceased by a brother, Marion; and a sister, Mary Oliver.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Charleston Pentecostal Church, with the Rev. Mathew Ward, Rev. Frank Gould, and Rev. Ronald E. Libby officiating. Friends may call 1 p.m. until time of services at the church. Spring burial will be in Corinthian Cemetery, Corinth. Those who wish, may make donations in his memory to the West Levant Church of God, P.O. Box 33, Stetson, ME 04488. Arrangements are by Thompson Funeral Home, 17 Hudson Rd., Corinth. For information and an online guest book, please visit

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